John Donald Edmond Cheyne

M, #12116, b. 20 September 1896, d. 15 July 1978
FatherSamuel Donald Cheyne1 b. 19 Sep 1870, d. 6 Aug 1930
MotherAnestane M. H. Gervan1 b. 2 Feb 1868, d. 23 Jan 1954
     John Donald Edmond Cheyne was born, 20 September 1896, in 82 Royal Avenue, Belfast, Ireland.2,3

John Doand Cheyne was listed as a grandson in the household of John Spear Gervan and his wife, Mary S. Burns, on the 1901 Ireland Census at House 10, in Ballygawley, County Tyrone, Ireland. He was listed as 4 years old, a presbyterian and born in Belfast.4

John D. E. Cheyne was found in the household of Samuel D. Cheyne and his wife, Anestane M. H. Cheyne, and listed as their son on the 1911 Ireland Census at 7 Downshire Road, in Bangor, County Down, Ireland. He was listed as 14 years old, born in Belfast and a scholar.3

John Donald Edmond Cheyne married Mabel Bradley 15 June 1921, in Dublin, Ireland.2

John Donald Edmond Cheyne was granted the probate of the estate of the deceased, Samuel Donald Cheyne, 29 November 1930. The will of Samuel Donald Cheyne was proved 29 November 1930. An abstract of which reads: "Cheyne Samuel Donald of Drinagh Kensington road Belfast merchant died 6 August 1930 Probate Belfast to John Donald Edmund Cheyne merchant and Thomas Coulter secretary. Effects £7897 4s. 8d. Sealed London 29 November".5,6

John Donald Edmond Cheyne died 15 July 1978 at 21 Upper Green in Dunmurry, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.7,8


Mabel Bradley b. 23 Sep 1900, d. 1994


  1. [S350] Records of Cheyne, Shaun Peter, Ireland.
  2. [S350] Records of Cheyne, Shaun Peter, Ireland, Information received via email, May 2001.
  3. [S580] Website Ireland, National Archives ( "1901, Down, Bangor, Downshire Road."
  4. [S580] Website Ireland, National Archives ( "1901 Census, County Tyrone."
  5. [S460] Information provided by a Web Page Contributor, Text of abstract of will provided by George Speer, San Francisco, a relative, 17 December 2011.
  6. [S389] Website Website ( "Text from of an image of the abstract of his will in England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1930, page 600."
  7. [S350] Records of Cheyne, Shaun Peter, Ireland, Exact date and address was received via email, May 2001.
  8. [S350] Records of Cheyne, Shaun Peter, Ireland, Transcription of Indexes of Deaths of Northern Ireland, 3rd Quarter, 1978, Lisburn.